Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs (MCEPA)

Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs (GP75)

This professional degree allows students to combine GPS’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disciplinary tools to dig deeply into the economics and politics of China, as well as to consider its place in the Asia Pacific region and its relationship with the U.S.

Program Info

Area of Study School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS)
Program Overview The Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs (MCEPA) allows students to combine GPS’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disciplinary tools to dig deeply into the economics and politics of China, as well as to consider its place in the Asia Pacific region and its relationship with the U.S.
Specializations

Chinese Economy
Chinese Environment
Chinese Foreign Relations and Security
Chinese Politics and Public Policy

Department School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS)
Major Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs
Degree Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

The ability to use original language source material is essential for serious professional analysis of China, thus students must possess language skills that are appropriate to the type of research they propose to conduct.

Students are strongly encouraged to conduct fieldwork in China during the summer between year one and year two of the program. GPS will work with partner universities in China to create opportunities for extended fieldwork and training that might include both summer and year two fall quarter.

**Applications submitted after January 15 will be considered on a rolling basis. Contact gps-apply@ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Deadlines December 4, 2017 (Fall 2018)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General or GMAT is required.

Applicants to the MPP must submit either a GRE or GMAT score report to be considered for admission to GPS.
English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
PTE (Pearson Test of English)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Statement of Purpose has no word limit, and can include the following information:

Your research interests and/or professional objectives in public policy
How your background has prepared you to pursue these objectives
How the GPS program will help you achieve these objectives

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website gps.ucsd.edu
Email gps-apply@ucsd.edu
Campus Office School of Global Policy and Strategy
UC San Diego
Robinson Building Complex
Phone 858.534.5914
Mailing Address
School of Global Policy and Strategy
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, #0519
La Jolla, CA 92093-0519